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[movies]Barbers - Norwood Studios
Shows the jobs of a hairstylist, a barber and a beautician and the transformations they bring about on an entire family.
Keywords: Occupations: Service
Downloads: 11,089 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Sheet Metal Worker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational guidance and training film.
Keywords: Occupations: Metalworking
Downloads: 4,891 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Secretary's Day, The - Coronet Instructional Films
Compares daily activities of a secretary with those of a stenographer.
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 12,575 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Transportation: Bus, Truck, and Taxi - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Jobs moving people.
Keywords: Occupations: Transportation
Downloads: 6,391 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Forestry and Forest Industries - Holmes (Burton) Films
Forest rangers at work and people engaged in harvesting, processing, and distributing forest products.
Keywords: Occupations: Forestry
Downloads: 5,051 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Hotel and Restaurant Workers - AFL-CIO

Keywords: Occupations: Service
Downloads: 3,860 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Machinist and Tool Maker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.

Keywords: Occupations: Machinist
Downloads: 9,104 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Woodworker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Woodworking in mills, construction and cabinetmaking.
Keywords: Occupations: Woodworking
Downloads: 54,419 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Finding Your Life's Work - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Classic vocational guidance film produced to snap America's teenagers out of a Depression mood.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational
Downloads: 7,087 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Bookkeeping and Accounting - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Work of the bookkeeper and accountant in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Occupations: Accountancy
Downloads: 4,891 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Librarian, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Shows the work of different library personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Librarians
Downloads: 48,253 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Electrician, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Work of the electrician in three major fields: power and lighting, communication, and transportation.
Keywords: Occupations: Electrical
Downloads: 5,848 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Welding Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Methods of welding and occupational prospects for welders.
Keywords: Occupations: Welding
Downloads: 10,536 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Air Transportation - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Workings of a commercial airline before air travel became a mass phenomenon.
Keywords: Occupations: Aviation
Downloads: 9,143 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Pharmacist, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities.
Keywords: Occupations: Pharmacy
Downloads: 11,582 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Life Insurance Occupations - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities in the industry.
Keywords: Occupations: Insurance
Downloads: 1,901 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]You Can Tell by the Teller - Wilding Picture Productions
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical; Occupations: Customer service; Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 7,097 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Bookbinders - Norwood Studios
Shows the work of bookbinders and the final steps in the process of manufacturing printed books. From the "Americans at Work" series.
Keywords: Communication: Books; Occupations: Bookbinding; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 17,071 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Town and the Telephone, The - Murphy (Owen) Productions
Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: General; Occupations: Electronics
Downloads: 13,799 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Why Study Science? - Centron Productions
Family discusses how the study of science can help son and daughter make intelligent decisions on problems they will confront in the world.
Keywords: Science; Occupations: Scientific
Downloads: 22,014 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Fire and Police Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational film showing the work of emergency service personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Public safety
Downloads: 4,060 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]What Makes a Fine Watch Fine? - Handy (Jam) Organization
History and practice of precision watchmaking at the Hamilton factory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Timekeeping; Occupations: Watchmaking
Downloads: 13,646 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][California Cotton Mills]
Workers and machines at the California Cotton Mills in Oakland.
Keywords: Occupations: Textile; Cotton
Downloads: 4,317 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Typesetting: Linotype (Part II) - Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
How mechanical typesetting works.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 8,702 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]It Takes Everybody to Build This Land - Ritter Young Lerner Associates
Traces the development and discusses the importance of specialization in American industry and agriculture, with the added attraction of a left-populist folkie score.
Keywords: Interdependence; Labor; Occupations: General
Downloads: 2,020 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Typesetting: Linotype (Part I) - Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
How mechanical typesetting works.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 17,468 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Printing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.
Keywords: Occupations: Printing; Communication: Printing
Downloads: 26,870 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Success in Business - Unknown
Story of a middle-class white-collar worker who finds the way to succeed in business, making his wife and family happy and enjoying affluence.
Keywords: Business; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 3,312 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Restaurant Operator, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Jobs in food service.
Keywords: Occupations: Food service
Downloads: 3,772 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]White Wonder - Wilding Picture Productions
Salt, its extraction and uses in national defense, industry, agriculture, and the home. A feast of late-1950s imagery of everyday life, culture and industry.
Keywords: Salt; Occupations: Mining
Downloads: 8,966 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Color it Clean - University of Illinois, Motion Picture Service
Shows the detailed steps necessary to achieve a high standard of cleanliness in a public restroom and presents the opinions, attitudes and personal feelings of the men who do the job, giving voice in particular to a janitor in a university building. Director: James W. Hall. Janitor: Hance Nelson.
Keywords: Occupations: Janitorial; Health and hygiene; Occupations: Building maintenance
Downloads: 17,822 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Speaking of Rubber (Part I) - Roush (Leslie) Productions, Inc.
Narrated by a retired "rubber man," this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative uses of rubber.
Keywords: Rubber; Occupations: Rubber workers; Chemistry
Downloads: 5,738 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Economics; Occupations: Banking industry; Finance
Downloads: 2,027,414 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Speaking of Rubber (Part II) - Roush (Leslie) Productions, Inc.
Narrated by a retired "rubber man," this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative uses of rubber.
Keywords: Rubber; Occupations: Rubber workers; Chemistry
Downloads: 4,290 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Story of a Forest Ranger, The - Yogi says, Hi Ranger Smith. - U.S. Department of Agriculture
The work of a forest ranger: forest management, maintenance, fire suppression; an excellent firefighting sequence.
Keywords: Forest industry; Occupations: Forestry; Fires and firefighting
Downloads: 4,632 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Troubles of a Merchant and How to Stop Them, The (Part I) - Essanay Film Manufacturing Company
How a storekeeper's business suffers due to lack of financial controls and how installation of a National Cash Register restores its profitability. One of the many early educational/training films sponsored by communications visionary and NCR president John H. Patterson.
Keywords: Sales: Training; Cash registers; Occupations: Retail
Downloads: 3,971 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Fundo in Chile - Bryan (Julien)
Contrasts new and old farming methods on large Chilean ranches and shows the daily lives of fundo workers and their families.
Keywords: Chile; Agriculture: Farms and farming; Occupations: Agriculture
Downloads: 3,482 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Food for America (Part I) - Calvin Company (Presumed production company)
This Kodachrome film is a travelogue of epic length in which the camera rarely leaves the factory floor. Mrs. Harwood, a lady of a certain social position, decides to research her women's club presentation on the American dairy industry by visiting Meadow Gold facilities across the country. Assisted by supportive company executives and a host of hospitable plant managers, she (and we) learn a great deal about the operations of the dairy industry and its importance in feeding forty million Americ...
Keywords: Food industry; Dairy industry; Occupations: Dairy industry
Downloads: 4,063 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]How to Keep a Job - Coronet Instructional Films
What you need to do to stay employed: choose the right job, get along with colleagues, maintain positive attitude, etc.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational training; Social guidance; Teenagers
Downloads: 11,710 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 36,094 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
News release reflecting innovations and happenings from the petroleum industry. Includes a sequence on "fishing" for a lost drill bit, soothing an infant with baby oil, how LP gas serves us in the home and on the job, how a "Citadel" service station operator serves his community, and a research program at Louisiana State University that investigates (and finds no) effects on oysters from nearby oil drilling.
Keywords: Oil industry; Occupations: Petroleum workers; Environment
Downloads: 8,628 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Flying Businessman - Film Originals
How businesspeople can benefit from general aviation. With many shots of flying businessmen, airports and airport and aviation facilities in the Fifties. Kodachrome.
Keywords: Aviation: General; Transportation: Air; Occupations: Management
Downloads: 8,092 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Dialing - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 351
[movies]From Trees to Tribunes (Part III) - Unknown
Everything that happens to produce an issue of the Chicago Tribune, from logging to newswriting and cartooning.
Keywords: Forest industry; Media: Newspapers; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 3,048 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Teamwork - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators emphasizing on-the-job cooperation.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 5,622 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]When You Grow Up - FilmsWest, Inc.
Film for middle-school children about vocational choices and opportunities in the U.S. Great shots of early 1970s children and adults pursuing everyday activities. Most of the shots are quick and take place in and around the city of Los Angeles. Director: Jerry Kurtz. Writer: Ingvar Grimsgaard. Cameraman: Dan Yarussi. Graphics: Thomas Johnson. Production Manager: Linda Gries. Consultant: Robert Babcock, Ph.D., Los Angeles County School Office.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational; 1970s; Labor: 1970s
Downloads: 18,958 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part IV) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 15,938 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Making a New Day Out of Tuesday (Part I) - Unknown
How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
Keywords: Home economics: Laundry; Occupations: Housework; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 15,499 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Big Train, The (Part II) - MPO Productions
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman.
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad; Occupations: Railroad; New York State
Downloads: 11,737 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Practical Dreamer - Handy (Jam) Organization
A fantasy of kitchen planning and modernization. With Augusta Roeland and Rege Cordic. Produced by Haford Kerbawy.
Keywords: Houses and homes: Kitchens; Occupations: Housework
Downloads: 7,128 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
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